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  2. Columbia University - Wikipedia

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    Columbia University (also known as Columbia, and officially as Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 as King's College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan , Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest ...

  3. Bernie Sanders - Wikipedia

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    In January 1962, he went to a rally at the University of Chicago administration building to protest university president George Wells Beadle's segregated campus housing policy. At the protest, Sanders said, "We feel it is an intolerable situation when Negro and white students of the university cannot live together in university-owned apartments".

  4. Group home - Wikipedia

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    A group home is a residence model of medical care for those with complex health needs. Traditionally, the model has been used for children or young people who cannot live with their families or afford their own homes, people with chronic disabilities who may be adults or seniors, or people with dementia and related aged illnesses.

  5. Disinvestment from South Africa - Wikipedia

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    University of California. At the UC Berkeley campus, student organizations focused on a campaign of civil disobedience, with 38 students arrested in 1984, a semester-long sit-in protest with 158 arrests in 1985, and a shantytown protest 1–4 April 1986 that resulted in a violent confrontation between protesters and police and 152 arrests.

  6. Alpha Phi Alpha - Wikipedia

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    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (ΑΦΑ) is the first intercollegiate historically African American fraternity.It was initially a literary and social studies club organized in the 1905–1906 school year at Cornell University but later evolved into a fraternity with a founding date of December 4, 1906.

  7. Dorothy Day - Wikipedia

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    Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist and anarchist who, after a bohemian youth, became a Catholic without abandoning her social and anarchist activism.

  8. Liverpool - Wikipedia

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    Liverpool Hope University, which was formed through the merger of three colleges, the earliest of which was founded in 1844, gained university status in 2005. It is the only ecumenical university in Europe. It is situated on both sides of Taggart Avenue in Childwall and has a second campus in the city centre (the Cornerstone).

  9. Frederick Douglass - Wikipedia

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    Frederick Douglass stayed in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1846 on a street adjacent to the new University campus. A statue of Douglass located in Rochester, New York's Maplewood Park was vandalized and torn down over the weekend of July 4, 2020.